2016-07-21

Summer Sports Camps and Clinics



July 25-28: Swartz Creek Football Camp. Grades 10-12: 8-11 a.m.; Grades 7-8-9: 4:30- 6 p.m.; Grades 2-6: 6:30-8 p.m.Cost: $30 (pre-registration), $35 at the door. Camp takes place at Swartz Creek High School Football Practice Fields. Please attempt to pre-register by July 10 for T-shirt order, however, walk-ins are welcome. July 26-28: Davison Made 2016 Youth Football Camp. Cost: $50. […]

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Stella and Frederick Loeb Charitable Trust renews Greater Flint Golf Classic FLINT — The YWCA of Greater Flint has announced the Stella and Frederick Loeb Charitable Trust, administered by First Merit Private Bank, has chosen to be the Title Sponsor in support of the our 19th Annual Golf Classic. The event is being held at Atlas Valley Country Club, Aug. […]

Tables turned for Good Samaritan Network founder

Family seeks help for man known for responding to needs of others


CLAYTON TOWNSHIP — Keith O’Neal is used to lending a helping hand, but now he needs help. O’Neal, an ordained minister and professional trumpet player and singer, is known throughout Genesee County for his contract work with Teen Quest, a program that teaches job skills to teens, and as the founder and director of the Good Samaritan Network, an organization […]

$15 million grant will support efforts to restore Capitol Theatre



FLINT — Efforts to renovate Flint’s historic Capitol Theatre have received a $15 million boost from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation. Mott awarded the grant to the Flint Cultural Center Foundation, a supporting organization of the Flint Cultural Center Corporation (FCCC). The funds will support efforts to restore and preserve the distinctive architecture of the theater, while updating it with […]

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Cave Quest VBS in August GRAND BLANC — The Cave Quest! Grand Blanc United Methodist Church at 515 Bush Ave. is hosting free Vacation Bible School Aug. 8-12 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. for ages 3-5th grade. Register online @ GBUMC.org (click the Cave Quest link) or register at the church. Call (810)287- 8506 for questions. — P.S. Juried art show […]

Career-best scores win Henrickson Award




GOODRICH – Two Flint Junior Golf Association players shot the best rounds of their lives Monday to win the Henrickson Award at Atlas Valley Country Club. Brooke Thomas, a 2016 Flushing High graduate, carded 3-under-par 69 to take the girls’ championship, while 2016 Holly grad Kyle VanBoemel shot 2-under 70 to defend the boys’ title he won last year. The […]

Kayla run set for August 6




GOODRICH – Since the tragic passing of Goodrich cross country and track star Kayla O’Mara in 2006, a race in her memory has been organized annually at Goodrich High School. O’Mara passed in a January evening car accident in which her twin sister Kaitlin and their friend Danielle Bila were heading to a coffee shop to study. Her.memory lives on […]

Flint Olympian ending, CANUSA beginning




HAMILTON, Ontario – Now in its 60th year, the 2016 Flint Olympian Games conclude today with an Appreciation and Recognition Dinner at the First Presbyterian Church, 746 South Saginaw Street in Flint, beginning with a reception at 5:30 p.m. Next up are the Opening Ceremonies and the release of the competition schedule for the 59th CANUSA Games starting on Aug. […]

2016-07-21 E-Edition

Proud Heritage



Since 1941, the Jeep name has symbolized a unique family of go-anywhere, do-anything vehicles – first developed for military use, and after 1945, continually adapted for a wide variety of civilian applications. The Jeep brand is celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2016, and to mark the occasion, a commemorative one-of-a-kind Wrangler 75th Salute concept vehicle is being created today as […]